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Insurance – Policy Coverage – Hospital Roof – Harmful Vapors – Pollution Exclusion (access required)

A CGL carrier has a duty to defend a roofing contractor in a lawsuit filed by a medical assistant at Sentara Hospital, who alleges injuries from harmful vapors from the contractor’s work on the hospital roof; a Norfolk U.S. District ...

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Insurance – Legal Malpractice – Duty To Defend – Business Enterprise Exclusion (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says a legal malpractice carrier does not owe a defense to a patent lawyer and his law firm who provided legal advice but also invested in and managed client business enterprises that profited from wireless ...

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Insurance – Life Insurance – Cancellation Date (access required)

In a life insurance policy with no cancellation clause, the insurance company’s letter “accepting” the policyholder’s “offer” to cancel the policy, came one day after the policyholder’s death, and because there was no mutual consent as to cancellation before the ...

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Insurance – D&O Policy – Shareholder Suit – Settlement – Kansas Law (access required)

Sprint Nextel is entitled to $15 million in excess insurance coverage under a D&O policy issued by plaintiff Houston Casualty Company, for Sprint’s $57.5 million settlement of a class action suit filed by shareholders against Sprint directors and officers claiming ...

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Insurance – Policy Coverage – Fire – Rental Property – Subrogation (access required)

An insurance company, suing as a landlord’s subrogee, cannot sue for breach of the lease agreement after a fire in an apartment rented by four tenants, as the landlord did not pursue remedies under the lease or under the Virginia ...

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Insurance – UIM Coverage – Auto Liability – Umbrella Policy (access required)

A man who was injured when his vehicle was struck by another vehicle that failed to yield the right-of-way has UIM coverage under both his auto liability policy and his umbrella policy provided by the same company, says an Henrico ...

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